Tell Your Story

Cleveland Public Library and ideastream are gathering your stories. Real-life stories from everyday Clevelanders. Six stories will be fully produced for broadcast by ideastream. Others will be archived and preserved for future generations in the Cleveland Digital Public Library. 

Any story. Any topic. 

Do you have a story to share? Share your short story* (15 minutes or less). 

Make an appointment 

An interviewer will schedule a one-on-one session with you at a convenient library locationContact Outreach and Programming Services at 216-623-2921 or for more information or to make an appointment. 

Visit the ideastream van 

  • Share your short story in theideastream van 
  • Live Music and Story Time performances
  • Kids activities and giveaways

* Interviews may be conducted in and translated from a number of languages for those who prefer to tell their story in their native tongue.